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Great Outdoors Colorado to have retreat in Junction

By Staff

The Great Outdoors Colorado board will hold its annual retreat in Grand Junction this weekend. The 17-member panel, which invests nearly $60 million a year in Colorado Lottery funds to outdoor projects, will discuss a variety of issues, ...

Junction, Fruita back school tax measure

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Grand Junction and Fruita city councils became the latest local agencies this week to publicly support School District 51’s proposed mill levy override. Fruita City Council members voted 5–1 Tuesday night to back Referred Measure ...

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Fruita veterinary hospital invites public to tour its expanded facility at open house

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Arrowhead Veterinary Hospital completed an expansion of its facility about a year ago so it could better serve small animals. Now the Fruita veterinary clinic wants to offer the public a behind-the-scenes tour. Arrowhead hosts an open house ...

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50-year-old Montrose school is crumbling

By William Woody

MONTROSE — There is only one word to describe the condition of Columbine Middle School: crumbling. The foundation is shot, the roof needs replacement and the building’s 50-year-old windows do nothing to prevent winter air from ...

Bill proposes to encourage hydropower

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Small generating stations on federal ditches across the state could churn out vast amount of electricity, said U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo. Tipton’s measure, H.R. 2842, the Bureau of Reclamation Small Conduit Hydropower Development ...

DA seeks extradition of Taco Bell slaying suspect

By Paul Shockley

Mesa County prosecutors are seeking to extradite a California man charged in connection with two murders, including a July 16 crime spree in Grand Junction that saw the fatal shooting of a man at North Avenue’s Taco Bell. Chief Deputy ...

Police blotter, Oct. 9, 2011

By Staff

Hit-and-run driver sought The Colorado State Patrol is looking for the driver of a car involved in a fatal crash Tuesday. Alice Lorraine Hodges, 66, of Paonia, died when her husband, James, lost control of their Ford F-250 pickup on Colorado ...

Death Notices, Oct. 9, 2011

By Staff

Louraine M. Adair, 84, Grand Junction, died Oct. 7, 2011, at Hospice Care Center. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Crossroads United Methodist Church. Survivors include her husband, Forrest; two daughters, Nina K. Cook of Greeley and ...

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West Bench Trail on Grand Mesa sparks interest in pigments of leaves

By Bill Haggerty

The question one ponders while hiking or riding through a stunningly beautiful stand of aspen quaking in the breeze, flashing yellow and crimson red, is this: How the heck do they change colors like that? Of course, that was the question of ...

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Weather blows in waterfowl, keeps ducks around

By Dave Buchanan

Western Colorado’s 2011 waterfowl season opened Oct. 1, just in time for a wintry blast to carry migrating waterfowl into the area. And just in time for the typical balmy weather of late October to hold those ducks here. Waterfowl ...

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